Orlando Toll Plaza Chaos
Earlier, we brought you news about a toll plaza protest in Maine. Now from Florida we hear that "tens of thousands drivers on the 408 might find themselves a bit confused." So says a female TV news co-anchor; to which her male counterpart helpfully adds (for the hard of thinking) "and
No matter how many signs in how many languages you put up, until drivers get used to it, they will stop. I've seen this happen when some tolls on the Garden State Parkway were converted to one-way tolls. The unused plazas weren't taken down immediately, so for the first month, people were slowing up even though they didn't have to. Of course, one has to wonder why they didn't build the new toll plaza in front of the old one to avoid such confusion in the first place.
I drove through this mess today for the first time. This truly is a nightmare. People cannot drive in Orlando, as it is, and your going to introduce even more mess. It's as if the road wasn't so messed up to begin with. Traffic nightmares on this road during rush hour is going to make this even worse. I can see the potential for lots of trouble here, even i was like WTF when I encountered it. I can't wait to move out of Orlando!